As shoppers return to Guildford we have put together a list of new openings. With a mix of shopping, leisure and lifestyle and eating and drinking you’ll be sure to find something new to explore.

Please remember to be cautious, calm and kind as you visit the town centre.

Should you wish to plan your trip into town please do visit our business directories section for full information.




Rituals- 83 High Street Guildford GU1 3DP

Rituals will help you to slow down and to find happiness in the smallest of things. At Rituals, they hope to enrich your life by using unique signature fragrances that are carefully designed and composed by the world’s finest perfumers.


Posh Pawn-166 High Street Guildford GU1 3DY

Prestige Pawnbrokers can provide loans against or buy your jewellery, watches, gold, cars and logbooks, art, designer handbags, antiques, fine wine, cherished plates, rare stamps, coins, rare books & other collectables.

They are a trusted, long-established high-street pawnbrokers, and can offer instant loans or cash on many assets.


IS-Smart-Tech- Unit 73, The Friary Guildford GU1 4YT

You can buy, sell, exchange and repair mobile phones, technology and accessories at IS-Smart Tech.


Soho Fine Art- Unit 7-8, Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford, GU1 3QY

Buckingham Fine Arts is a leading publisher and promoter for some of the country’s most talented artists. They have opened their first ever art gallery in Tunsgate Quarter.

Soho Fine Art gives customers the opportunity to browse original and limited edition artwork from a diverse range of collectable, contemporary painters, spanning Fine art, Classic and Contemporary.


Leisure and Lifestyle


Master Colourists- Constitutional Hall, 170 High Street, Guildford, GU1 3HW

Master Colourists is a brand hair salon which has a unique and spacious design that has been conceived from the beginning with social distancing in mind. Inside customers will find extra space for hair washing and styling in a specially built Covid secure environment. Customers will have privacy and peace of mind when relaxing with their Master Colourist.


Eating and Drinking


Oishii-1b Friary Street Guildford GU1 4EH

Oishii is the new venture of husband-and-wife team, Rajoo Sachdeva and Manjushree Sachdeva, who previously ran Bombay Buzz. Oishii are offering delicious melt in the mouth Japanese pancakes.

Follow their Instagram: @Oishiiuk for more information.


Zaitouna Express – 54 North Street Guildford GU1 4AH 

Zaitouna Express is the exciting new addition to North Street from the team behind Jeita Lebanese Cuisine. They are providing fresh ingredients and authentic delicious food to eat out or take home.


Hazet- Coming Soon to Chapel Street

Hazet will be offering Turkish mezes and charcoal-grilled meats. Their ingredients will be fresh and they will be catering to all types of dietary requirements. Check out their flavourful menu!


The Hideaway Café- Allen House Pavilion Guildford GU1 4AZ

The Hideaway is a brand-new social enterprise café which serves loose leaf tea, expertly brewed coffee and delicious sweet and savoury offerings in a unique walled garden setting, right in the heart of Guildford town centre.

An initiative of Matrix Trust, a local youth work charity, The Hideaway is much more than a destination café, becoming a unique community hub that connects the skills and experience of local residents with needs of local young people. During the day the café team will be enriched with young people working alongside our baristas and kitchen team as apprentices, gaining valuable on-the-job experience as part of the accredited national programme, alongside mentoring, a life skills programme and support to find future employment.